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Julian Casablancas Goads New Strokes Album Fervor With Fake Cover

Last night the Strokes front man tweeted this image (seen in miniature to your left), along with the message "exclusive — check out the new Strokes album cover ... " Because it's the Internet, and because famous people are crazy, some may take him on his word. But close inspection reveals that this is most likely something along the line of a grade school classroom mural (check out the fire alarm looking thing in the bottom left) that Casablancas found wacky enough to be worth an irreverent Twitpic. But why is Casablancas touring grade school classroom murals? To get inspiration for the new Strokes album cover, of course! [Julian Casablancas/Twitter.com]